Charlotte Knights name COO, new general manager



CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Knights announced Dan Rajkowski, the team’s vice president and general manager, has been promoted to the club’s executive vice president and chief operations officer, according to a news release from the club.

Rajkowski has served as vice president and general manager since 2006.

Scott Brown has been hired as the team’s new general manager of baseball operations.

Brown, who spent the last three seasons as the general manager of the Advanced-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, was recently named as the winner of the 2012 Calvin Falwell Executive of the Year Award in the Carolina League.

"We are extremely excited to add Scott to our team as we build the Knights for the future," Rajkowski stated. "Scott has a tremendous track record in baseball and we look forward to him leading our staff and franchise."

In his new role, Rajkowski will focus his efforts on the concentration of BB&T Ballpark and all facets leading up to the opening in 2014.